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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1905

Catfish ponds in Arkansas - Ponds vary in size from a few acres to forty acres and are stocked with 1000 to 1600 fingerling catfish per acre. Catfish are fed a special diet for a year or more until reaching the popular market size of 1 to 1 1/2 pounds.

Image ID: fizh1905, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Arkansas
Photo Date: 1968
Credit: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission; NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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